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Universities UK, 2019
The UK's universities are a global success story; world-renowned for high-quality teaching and for supporting social mobility and economic growth across the UK. In February 2018, the prime minister launched the government's review of post-18 education and funding in England. The review aims to 'ensure that the education system for those aged 18…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Student Mobility
Universities UK, 2019
Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data provides information on how much UK graduates of different courses at different universities are earning, either one, three or five years since graduating. This briefing gives an overview of what LEO data is and how it can be useful to students, policy makers and higher education institutions. It also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Longitudinal Studies, Data Use
Universities UK, 2019
A student's race and ethnicity can significantly affect their degree outcomes. Of the disparities that exist within higher education, the gap between the likelihood of White students and students from Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds getting a first- or upper-second-class degree is among the most stark -- 13% among 2017-18…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Asians, Minority Group Students
Universities UK, 2019
As highlighted in the report of the McMillan Group in 2016, "University Knowledge Exchange (KE) Framework: good practice in technology transfer" (ED574177) there is no single profile of knowledge exchange that is appropriate to all universities. What is best for a given university is very context driven through the discipline portfolio…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technology Transfer, Foreign Countries, Profiles
Universities UK, 2019
As the UK's economy grows, in the context of global change, the needs of employers, employees and learners will also change. For the UK to prosper economically, compete internationally, and reduce economic disparities, the UK's skills base will need to be responsive and meet these changing needs. More flexible learning approaches have the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Flexible Progression, Higher Education, Access to Education
Gaskell, Simon; Lingwood, Rebecca – Universities UK, 2019
Historically, much of the focus of universities, policymakers and governments on higher education's impact on social mobility has been on disadvantaged students' access or admission to university, while focus on such students' successful participation and attainment is growing. The third phase beyond access and participation -- disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, College Students, Economically Disadvantaged
Universities UK, 2019
This report provides a snapshot of statistics from academic year 2017-18 related to students and staff at United Kingdom higher education institutions and the income and expenditure of these institutions. Highlights include: (1) In 2018, the UK 18-year-old entry rate to university was at a record level; (2) In 2017-18, 30.8% of academic staff had…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Characteristics
Universities UK, 2018
The traditional three-year, full-time, on-campus path to a first degree remains one of the main routes to higher education. It accounts for 58% of all students at UK universities, and has successfully increased young participation to record levels. However, for those who work while studying or have caring responsibilities, more flexible approaches…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Flexible Progression
Universities UK, 2018
Between the academic years 2010-11 and 2016-17, the number of people studying part-time at UK universities fell by 37%, with those students studying undergraduate courses part time falling by 47%. Prior research suggests that in addition to changes to the undergraduate funding system in England, factors such as the economic downturn have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Part Time Students, Higher Education, Student Costs
Universities UK, 2018
Hiring people with a higher-level education is an increasingly urgent priority for business. This is because our economy and the world of work is changing, making more flexible and new routes to higher-level education more important than ever. The Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) most recent education and skills survey found as a result…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Employer Attitudes, Labor Force Development
Universities UK, 2018
The report analyses the last 10 years in higher education, focusing on applications, student demographics and graduate outcomes; staff backgrounds and expertise; and the income and expenditure of higher education institutions. Main findings include: (1) Demand for university places from 18-year-olds has increased, with those from less advantaged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Students
Universities UK, 2018
This report provides a snapshot of statistics from academic year 2016-17 related to students at UK higher education institutions and the income and expenditure of these institutions. The statistics reviewed include universities' research activity, student employability, and information on international students and staff. ?????Highlights include:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Income
Universities UK, 2018
Universities UK is the collective voice of 136 universities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The mission is to create the conditions for UK universities to be the best in the world; maximising their positive impact locally, nationally and globally. Universities UK leads collaboration among universities to ensure UK universities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Educational Planning, Universities
Universities UK, 2017
This report represents a follow-up study to a March 2016 report, "The Future Growth of Degree Apprenticeships" (ED574134), an assessment of university engagement with the very early stages of the development of degree apprenticeships. This follow-up study draws on an extensive survey of what universities are now doing and plan to do. The…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Academic Degrees, Educational Opportunities, Followup Studies
Universities UK, 2017
The report presents patterns and trends in data on students and staff at UK higher education institutions covering a 10-year period that has seen a transition to new higher education funding systems across a large part of the UK. Patterns in income and expenditure of UK higher education institutions in 2015-16 are considered. For the first time…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Trend Analysis
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